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Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Zuni delegation

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Names:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Ferguson, T. J. (Thomas John), 1950-  Search this
Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-  Search this
Hanson, James Austin, 1947-  Search this
Ladd, Edmund J.  Search this
Mahooty, Chester, 1928-  Search this
Smith, Bruce D. (Bruce David), 1946-  Search this
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Extent:
12 Prints (silver gelatin)
4 Negatives (acetate, 4 x 5 in.)
5 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting a delegation of Zuni spiritual leaders with members of the Department of Anthropology. Made on September 26, 1978, they include images of the Zuni individuals Alonzo Hustito, Allen Kallestewa, Chester Mahooty, and Edmund J. Ladd. The photographs also depict T. J. Ferguson of the University of Arizona School of Anthropology, and William W. Fitzhugh, William C. Sturtevant, John Canfield Ewers, Bruce David Smith, and James A. Hanson of the Smithsonian Institution.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Zuni delegation pictured in this collection came to the Smithsonian to investigate and discuss the Institution's holdings of Zuni religious objects, September 25-27, 1978.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 99-3, NAA Photo Lot 86-68
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 86-68 have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 99-3. These are additional photographs of this Zuni delegation and form part of this collection.
The National Anthropological Archives holds the William C. Sturtevant papers, the John Canfield Ewers papers, and the Bruce D. Smith Papers.
Writing by Edmund Ladd can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7584.
Reports by T. J. Ferguson can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7404 and MS 7405.
Related Archival Materials note:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Alonzo Hustito September 26, 1978 AAA0722NA (GEAC)00008049 NAA ACC 86-68
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Allen Kallestewa September 26, 1978 AAA0723NA (GEAC)00008050 NAA ACC 86-68
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Chester Mahooty September 26, 1978 AAA0724NA (GEAC)00008051 NAA ACC 86-39
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Edmund J. Ladd September 26, 1978 AAA0725NA (GEAC)00008052 NAA ACC 86-68
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Zuni delegation September 26, 1978 AAA0726NA (GEAC)00008054 NAA ACC 86-68
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Zuni delegation and Smithsonian anthropologists September 26, 1978 AAA0727NA (GEAC)00008055 NAA ACC 86-68
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Zuni delegation and Smithsonian anthropologists September 26, 1978 AAA0728NA (GEAC)00008056 NAA ACC 86-68
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Zuni delegation and Smithsonian anthropologists September 26, 1978 AAA0734NA (GEAC)00008063 NAA ACC 86-68
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services Zuni delegation and Smithsonian anthropologists September 26, 1978 AAA0735NA (GEAC)00008064 NAA ACC 86-68
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 99-3, Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Zuni delegation, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-3
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-99-3

Photograph of Southeastern Archaeological Conference

Collector:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Ocmulgee National Monument (Ga.)
Date:
circa 1939
Scope and Contents note:
Group portrait of attendees at the Fourth Southeastern Archaeological Conference outside the entrance to a burial mound at Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Southeastern Archaeological Conference (SEAC) was founded in the 1930s due to the increase in federally-funded archaeological work in the region during that time. They held their first meeting in May 1938 and started a newsletter of papers and research notes in 1939. John Canfield Ewers, also depicted in the portrait, was the acting superintendent of the Ocmulgee National Monument at the time. Ewers was appointed Associate Curator of the Division of Ethnology in the Department of Anthropology of the United States National Museum in 1945, and later served as director for the museum.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-36
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Southeastern Archaelogical Conference records.
The National Anthropological Archives holds the papers of John Canfield Ewers.
Additional photographs of Ewers can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 79-44, Photo Lot 86-68 (7) and Negative MNH 1530.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 82-36, Photograph of Southeastern Archaeological Conference, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-36
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-36

MS 7242 Exhibit scripts for John Wesley Powell exhibit

Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Extent:
2 Inches
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1969
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7242
Topic:
Exhbits -- John Wesley Powell  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7242, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7242
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7242

Photographs of John Canfield Ewers' retirement party

Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-  Search this
Extent:
2 Prints (silver gelatin)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1979
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by a Smithsonian photographer at John Canfield Ewers party on March 8, 1979. Pictured are attendees William Fitzhugh, Dr. John Canfield Ewers, Margaret Dumville Ewers, and possibly Jane Ewers.
Biographical/Historical note:
John Canfield Ewers (1909-1997) joined the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology as the Associate Curator of Ethnology in 1946. He then worked at the Smithsonian in varous capacities, including as Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History). At the time of his retirement in 1979, Ewers was named Ethnologist Emeritus. Ewers wrote several books on a wide variety of topics including artists' depictions of Native Americans, Plains Indian sculpture, and the significance of horses in Blackfoot Indian culture.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 79-44
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the papers of John Canfield Ewers.
Additional photographs of Ewers can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 86-68 (7) and Negative MNH 1530.
Oral history interviews with John C. Ewers can be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA RU009505.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 79-44, Photographs of John Canfield Ewers' retirement party, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-44
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-79-44

Chip Clark photographs of book party and celebration of John C. Ewers's 50th Anniversary in Smithsonian Department of Anthropology

Creator:
Clark, Chip, 1947-2010  Search this
Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Extent:
72 Negatives (35 mm)
72 contact prints
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Contact prints
Photographs
Date:
1996
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Smithsonian Institution Anthropology Department staff at the department's joint book party and celebration of John C. Ewers's 50th Anniversary, held in May 1996.
Biographical/Historical note:
John Canfield Ewers (1909-1997) joined the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology Associate Curator of Ethnology in 1946. He then worked at the Smithsonian in varous capacities, including Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History). He retired in 1979 as senior research anthropologist, at which time he was given the title of ethnologist emeritus. Ewers wrote several books on a wide variety of topics including artists' depictions of Native Americans, Plains Indian sculpture, and the horse in Blackfoot Indian culture.

Chip Clark was a National Museum of Natural History staff photographer. Originally trained in biology, he came to the museum in 1973. In the ensuing decades Clark documented thousands of specimens and exhibits and accompanied scientists on research trips around the world.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 97-25
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the John Canfield Ewers papers, photographs of Ewers's retirement party (Photo Lot 79-44), and audio recording of his memorial service (MS 1999-06).
Additional Clark photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 91-26.
Oral history by Clark held in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA RU009622.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97-25, Chip Clark photographs of book party and celebration of John C. Ewers's 50th Anniversary in Smithsonian Department of Anthropology, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.97-25
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-97-25

Smithsonian Institution Press illustrations for Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology

Collector:
Smithsonian Institution. Press  Search this
Names:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Extent:
200 copy prints (circa)
50 Items (circa 50 drawings, diagrams, and maps)
5 Prints (halftone)
2 copy negatives
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Chickasaw Indians  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Atakapa Indians  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Natchez Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Tunica Indians  Search this
Timucua Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Houma Indians  Search this
Koasati Indians  Search this
Chitimacha Indians  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Copy prints
Prints
Copy negatives
Illustrations
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The collection is made up of illustrations prepared for new printings of James Mooneyʹs "Calendar History of the Kiowa Indians," John Reed Swantonʹs "Indians of the Southeastern United States," and John C. Ewers's "The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture" in the Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology series. It includes images of maps, Kiowa, Blackfeet, and Indians of the American Southeast, and American Indian artwork and other artifacts. Images of Indians include photographs, portraits, and drawings. There are also textual publication materials, including layout and notated reprint, available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
The aim of the Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology series, which is comprised of reprinted BAE publications, was to appeal to a more popular audience. The series began in 1979 with the publication of "Calendar History of the Kiowa Indians" and "Indians of the Southeastern United States." "The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture" was published the following year.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-39, NAA Photo Lot 80-6
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1979.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photo Lot 80-6 has been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 80-39. These photographs were also made and collected for the Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology publications and form part of this collection.
Originals for some of these images, as well as additional photographs by John Swanton, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 76 and 87-2Q.
Originals for some of these images, as well as additional photographs by James Mooney, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 74 and 14 as well as NAA MS 2531.
Originals for some of these images, as well as additional photographs by John C. Ewers, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the papers of John Canfield Ewers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Genre/Form:
Illustrations
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 80-39, Illustrations for Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-39
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80-39

Copies of portraits of Smithsonian anthropologists

Depicted:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Allen, R. A.  Search this
Allen, Richard A.  Search this
Andrews, Andreas Joseph, d. 1992  Search this
Anglim, John E.  Search this
Blaker, Margaret Contant  Search this
Bray, William H.  Search this
Casanowicz, Immanuel M.  Search this
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Egberts, William H.  Search this
Elder, Robert A.  Search this
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Gibson, Gordon D. (Gordon Davis), 1915-2007  Search this
Hawley, Edwin H.  Search this
Hendley, H. W.  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Jenkins, Richard C.  Search this
Jenkins, Robert C.  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Knez, Eugene I. (Eugene Irving), 1916-2010  Search this
Krieger, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1889-1970  Search this
Lewis, G. Robert  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Maynard, G. C.  Search this
McBryde, George  Search this
McCoy, George D.  Search this
Meggers, Betty Jane  Search this
Metcalf, George, 1900-1975  Search this
Newman, Marshall T. (Marshall Thornton), 1911-1994  Search this
Paine, Richard G.  Search this
Pelham, Willie Mae  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Riesenberg, Saul H.  Search this
Semple, Caroline I.  Search this
Setzler, Frank M. (Frank Maryl), 1902-1975  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
Sweeney, Thomas W.  Search this
Upham, E. P. (Edwin Porter), 1845-1918  Search this
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-  Search this
Watkins, C. Malcolm  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996  Search this
Whitmore, Jeraldine M.  Search this
Names:
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Extent:
1 copy negative
9 copy prints
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Copy negatives
Copy prints
Date:
1898-1962
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of copy prints depicting Smithsonian anthropologists, including group portraits of the staff of the United States National Museum Department of Anthropology and mounted individual portraits of department heads in 1904, 1931, 1952, 1959, and 1962. The photographs were possibly made as part of a 1969 event, "The Anthropology of Anthropology, or Everything You Wanted to Know About the Anthropology Department but Didn't Know What to Ask." The announcement for this event is available with the collection.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 39
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by the Smithsonian Institution, 1969.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Original negatives for some images are held in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives.
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the Records of the Department of Anthropology.
Additional photographs of Department of Anthropology staff can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 70, Photo Lot 136, Photo Lot 76-127, Photo Lot 77-52, Photo Lot 77-80, Photo Lot 79-51, Photo Lot 80-17, Photo Lot 83-15, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Citation:
Photo lot 39, Copies of portraits of Smithsonian anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.39
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-39

MS 7450 Talks on the history of Smithsonian anthropology

Creator:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution Department of Anthroplogy  Search this
Extent:
2 cassette tapes
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Cassette tapes
Sound recordings
Date:
March 25-26, 1985
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7450
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Manuscript 7450, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7450
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7450

MS 7525 Material concerning Henry Bascom Collins

Creator:
Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-  Search this
Laughlin, William S.  Search this
Correspondent:
Chambers, Moreau Browne Congleton  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997  Search this
Meggers, Betty Jane  Search this
Evans, Clifford, Jr  Search this
Haag, William George  Search this
Larsen, Helge, 1905-1984  Search this
Photographer:
McCracken, Sabra K.  Search this
Ackerman, Robert E.  Search this
Depicted:
Challinor, David  Search this
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Evans, Clifford, Jr  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Fiske, Richard  Search this
Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-  Search this
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997  Search this
Herzfeld, Regina Flannery  Search this
Lantis, Margaret, 1906-2006  Search this
Larsen, Helge, 1905-1984  Search this
Ubelaker, Douglas H.  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996  Search this
Williams, Stephen  Search this
Names:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (ca. inch ca. 2 inch)
90 Photographs
2 Volumes
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Volumes
Date:
1980;1987
Scope and Contents:
The material relates to two events: a dinner in honor of Collins, December 5, 1980, and a memorial service, November 5, 1987. Included are announcements, a guest book for the memorial, xerox copies of photographs of and writings by Collins, messages from many prominent anthropologists and archeologists, and an album of photographs and other memorabilia presented to Collins at the dinner in 1980. Particularly lengthy messages are from Moreau Browne Congleton Chambers, Frederica de Laguna, William G. Haag, Clifford Evans and Betty Jane Meggers, James Bennett Griffin, Stephen Williams, Helge Larsen, James B. Griffin, and William S. Laughlin. The photographs show Henry Bascom Collins (some by Sabra K. McCracken), Douglas H. Ubelaker, James B. Griffin, David Challinor, Richard Fiske, Regina Flannery Herzfeld, Waldo R. Wedel, John C. Ewers, Clifford Evans, Stephen Williams, Margaret Lantis, William W. Fitzhugh, Helge Larsen. Also included are photographs of St. Lawrence Island, 1959 taken by Robert E. Ackerman.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7525
Topic:
Alaska -- St. Lawrence Island -- 1959  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7525, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7525
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7525

John Canfield Ewers Papers

Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Names:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858  Search this
Taylor, James E. ((Artist))  Search this
Extent:
97 Linear feet
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1945-1993
Scope and Contents:
The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes materials relating to his numerous research projects and publications such as his books on plains sculpture and Jean Louis Berlandier as well as his field research among the Assiniboin and Blackfoot tribes. Ewers' career as an ethnologist based in a museum is amply documented through correspondence, exhibit plans and scripts, notes, and reports showcasing his work for the National Park Service and his fifty plus years at the Smithsonian. The voluminous correspondence file highlights his close collaboration with individuals such as Stu Conner, Hugh Dempsey, Claude Schaeffer, and Colin Taylor. Ewers' graduate studies and his family are featured in Series XI. One special category of materials in this collection is Series XIV, the card files. Ewers pulled information from his field notes and other sources, classified them, and typed or wrote them up on 3x5 or 5x7 inch index cards. He then organized these files alphabetically by subject within large categories such as "Collecting Alpha by Collectors Name" or "Fur Trade and Trade Goods." The card files include correspondence and photographs and closely relate to materials throughout the rest of the collection. Though Ewers' papers are primarily textual in nature, there are graphic materials throughout his files. Series XIII features the graphic materials that Ewers kept separate from his files such as the contents of his slide cabinets. There is overlap within this series as Ewers kept multiple copies of his slides in various locations. This series also includes audiotapes of conferences and symposia at which Ewers spoke and three scrapbooks. Of note are original pencil and ink drawings from his book, The Horse in Blackfoot Culture, in Series XV. Transcripts of oral history interviews with John Canfield Ewers are also available at the Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Arrangement note:
This collection was organized into 15 series - Correspondence, Research & Subject Files, Research Projects, Trips and Presentations, Artists of the Old West, North American Indian Art, Plains Sculpture Book, Berlandier Project, Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service, Personal, Writings by Ewers, Audiovisual Materials, Card Files, and Art Work.
Biographical/Historical note:
John Canfield Ewers (1909-1997) earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1931 and an M.A. in Anthropology from Yale University in 1934. Ewers began his career in museums as a Field Curator for the National Park Service. He helped design exhibits at Vicksburg National Battlefield and Ocmulgee National Monument among others. In 1941, the Bureau of Indian Affairs hired Ewers to design and establish the Museum of the Plains Indian in Browning, Montana. After a short stint in the Navy during World War II, Ewers joined the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution. He worked at the Smithsonian for over fifty years in numerous capacities including Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History). Ewers' research dealt with the Plains Indians and the Blackfoot tribe in particular. Ewers wrote several books on a wide variety of topics including White artists depictions of Native Americans, Plains Indian sculpture, and the horse in Blackfoot Indian culture.
Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ethnohistory  Search this
Carving  Search this
American Indians -- Plains  Search this
Artists -- United States -- West -- Biography  Search this
American Indians -- Clothing  Search this
American Indians -- arts and crafts  Search this
Museums -- History -- Exhibitions  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Repatriation  Search this
Artists  Search this
Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1998-35
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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[Page Proofs]

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Separated Materials:
See Also: Oversize #2
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref1126

[Military Uniforms]

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 27
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Related Materials:
See: Oversize #1
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref2295

Dempsey, Hugh

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1956-1959
Scope and Contents:
See Also: Glenbow Museum
Restrictions:
Restricted
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref285

Dempsey, Hugh

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1960-1962
Scope and Contents:
See Also: Glenbow Museum
Restrictions:
Restricted
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref288

Dempsey, Hugh

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1963-1964
Scope and Contents:
See Also: Glenbow Museum
Restrictions:
Restricted
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref291

Dempsey, Hugh

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1965, 1967-1969
Scope and Contents:
See Also: Glenbow Museum
Restrictions:
Restricted
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref294

Dempsey, Hugh

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1970-1972
Scope and Contents:
See Also: Glenbow Museum
Restrictions:
Restricted
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref297

Dempsey, Hugh

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1973-1975
Scope and Contents:
See Also: Glenbow Museum
Restrictions:
Restricted
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref300

Dempsey, Hugh

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1976-1979
Scope and Contents:
See Also: Glenbow Museum
Restrictions:
Restricted
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref303

Dempsey, Hugh

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1980-1981
Scope and Contents:
See Also: Glenbow Museum
Restrictions:
Restricted
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref306

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